How Much Space?

Getting an accurate idea of how much storage space you need can save you pounds. We can help you make a more accurate judgement on what size unit to rent and help with packing tips so you take up less space.

A diagram explaining what unit size is needed for a 1, 2, 3 & 4 bedroom house

ABC Store Locations

  • Camden
  • Southwark (24 hour access)
  • Wandsworth (24 hour access)

ABC Benefits Include

  • Competitive prices
  • Price promise
  • Only pay for the days you stay

There are so many benefits of storing with us - not only can you get free wifi, free van hire, your insurance all set up, packaging for your belongings but you can also get a cuppa tea and a biscuit, so you can have a little chill time in between moving your goods to and from your unit.

If you are still unsure then why not check out our guide to self storage or just contact one of our friendly staff at the store of your choosing and they will answer any questions that you may have. We look forward to seeing you very soon.

So if you're not sure call the store and ask one of our team to talk you through it.

If you want to estimate it yourself, here are our ABC Selfstore rules of thumb...

Storage Unit Size Guide

Unit sizes removals box
  • 8 x Tea Chest or 25 x Archive Boxes = 20 sq ft
  • 20 x Tea Chest or 50 x Archive Boxes = 30 sq ft
  • per 100 Archive Boxes = 40 sq ft (No aisle space)
  • per 100 Archive Boxes = 60 sq ft (With aisle space)
Unit sizes number of bedrooms
  • 1 x Bedroom = 50 - 60 sq ft
  • 2 x Bedrooms = 80 - 90 sq ft
  • 3 x Bedrooms = 100 - 120 sq ft
  • 4+ x Bedroom = 150 - 200 sq ft
Unit sizes boxes
  • A = Transit Van 35 - 45 sq ft
  • B = Luton Van 70 - 80 sq ft
  • C = 7.5 Tonne Van 140 - 170 sq ft

Online Conversion Tool

For help converting measurements, use this handy online conversion tool [Takes you offsite]

Don't forget to check our Storage tips for getting the most out of your space!